hold onto (something)

hold onto (something)

1. To grasp something. Hold onto the steering wheel, please.
2. To carry or store something. Can you hold onto my keys while we're at the party?
3. To keep or maintain something. My mom has held onto all my old art projects, even ones from when I was in preschool. He's had trouble holding onto a steady job, so hopefully this one will last.
See also: hold
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